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CDC: MRI and other diagnostic scans have tripled

New government statistics show the rate of high-tech diagnostic imaging has dramatically increased since the mid-1990s. From 1996 to 2007, the frequency of MRI, CT or PET scans done in emergency rooms quadrupled. And the frequency nearly tripled for doctor offices and outpatient hospital visits. The Centers for Disease Control...

4 years 8 months ago

CDC: MRI and other diagnostic scans have tripled

New government statistics show the rate of high-tech diagnostic imaging has dramatically increased since the mid-1990s. From 1996 to 2007, the frequency of MRI , CT or PET scans done in emergency rooms quadrupled. And the frequency nearly tripled for doctor offices and outpatient hospital visits. The Centers for Disease...

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